Mama’s Tour of Eumelia
Giving nature the opportunity to heal itself!
Two different 7-hour tours to discover the sustainable farming practices applied at a fully organic farm. You can either attend a cooking class or participate in an olive oil and wine tasting seminar. Whatever you choose, get ready to become one with nature and experience the beauty that this land has to offer.
You will visit Eumelia, located in Gouves, Laconia, 150km (90 mi) from Kalamata. Eumelia is an organic farm that produces olive oil and wine, strictly through sustainable farming practices and techniques. It also operates as a retreat, offering unique experiences, close to nature.
• All-year round, excluding August, Sundays and official holidays.
• March to October for vegie picking.
Join us for a 4-hour guided tour of the farm, veggie picking and a cooking class.
Part 1: Tour of the Farm
Start off with a guided tour around the facilities of Eumelia.You’ll find out all about our sustainable farming methods and techniques at Eumelia.
You’ll also discover the story and the people behind this great idea.
Part 2: Veggie Picking
Take a stroll around our veggie gardens. Pick fresh, organic veggies and feel closer to nature than ever.
Part 3: Cooking Class
Learn how to make delicious traditional meals during a 3-hour cooking class.
Assisted by local chefs, who’ll share their experience with you, you’ll get to create special dishes using local products.
Part 4: Traditional Local Lunch
Feast on a traditional meal that includes 3 appetizers and 1 main dish.
All meals are accompanied by organic Eumelia wine from our vineyards and unique drinks, such as our very own homemade lemonade.
Join us for a 4-hour guided tour of the farm, complete with olive oil and wine tasting and pairing.
Part 1: Tour of the Farm
Start off with a guided tour around the facilities of Eumelia. You’ll find out all about our sustainable farming methods and techniques at Eumelia.
Part 2: Tour of the Vineyards & Olive Groves
Take a majestic stroll through our vineyards and olive groves. Some of our olive trees have been standing on this land for more than 500 years!
You’ll also discover the history and the mentality behind organic farming.
The tour of the vineyards is only available May to September.
Part 3: Olive Oil Tasting & Food Pairing
Discover the rich taste and texture of fresh, extra virgin olive oil and the Greek olive varieties. This unique olive oil experience will teach you how to distinguish among the various olive oil varieties and choose the best one for your cooking or your dinner table. You’ll also get tips from our resident experts on how to best store your olive oil.
Part 4: Wine Tasting & Food Pairing
You’ll get to taste 5 different labels of Eumelia organic wines: Agiorgitiko, Avgoustiatis, Athyri, Kydonitsa and Moschofilero. Our wine sommelier will guide you through the whole experience and introduce to you to the magnificent world of organic wines. Discover varieties unknown outside of Greece and embark on a beautiful journey through the unique Greek terroir.
You may participate in extra activities organised by Eumelia, time permitting.
Visit to the Greek Women’s Cooperative
This activity is available with Tour 1.
Visit to the Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil
The Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil is located in Sparta. This activity is available with Tour 2.
To make your visit even more memorable, here are some tips:
• Wear comfortable shoes and a hat as you’ll spend quite a bit of time outdoors.
• Notify us of any special dietary needs (e.g. vegetarian, vegan, etc.).
• Notify us of any allergies (e.g. food allergies, allergies to bees, etc.).
Semi private groups 4-7 persons: 178,00€ / per person (Tour 1: Cooking class)
For the Cooking class max. persons: 7
Semi private groups 4-7 persons: 131,00 € / per person (Tour 2: Olive and Wine tasting seminar)
Children 0-3 years free - Children 4-12 years 124 euro (Tour 1)
Children 0-3 years free - Children 4-12 years 91 euro (Tour 2)
Included in the price
- Transfer by mini van
- Hotel pick-up within Kalamata
- Tour leader / driver
- All taxes
Excluded from the price
- Availability: Tours are available Monday to Saturday, excluding Sundays and official holidays
- Departure time: 09.00 am
- Languages: English & Greek. Other languages can be provided at extra charge.
If you have your own vehicle and want to opt out of the hotel pick-up, you can meet us there!
Mama's flavours reserves the right to postpone or cancel the activity if the required number of participants has not been reached or due to bad weather. If the tour is cancelled, you may choose an alternative date or request a full refund.
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